5 tips to stay healthy at a desk job

Desk jobs can have negative consequences on your health. Continuous sitting and the lack of movement that comes along with it increases your risk of musculoskeletal disorders, contributes to weight gain, and leaves you with general aches and pains. It’s essential to...

Understanding medical acupuncture

Acupuncture is an element of traditional Chinese medicine that involves inserting needles and applying heat and electrical stimulation at precise points in the body. When this modality is practiced by a doctor trained and licensed in Western medicine it’s referred to...

How to live well with osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common chronic joint condition, affecting more than 27 million Americans. While there is no cure for OA, there are steps you can take to manage your symptoms, slow down the progression of this disease and live well with osteoarthritis....

Five tips to avoid smartphone thumb

Texting or smartphone thumb is an injury that affects both your thumb and wrist. From texting to games and apps, your thumbs do a lot of work when you use your phone. The repetitive motion that you find your thumb doing while you are on your smartphone isn’t natural...

Supplements for Bone and Joint Health

Injuries and diseases affecting bone and joint health are common among Americans. Did you know 1 in 5 adults suffers from arthritis, which takes a severe toll on joint health, causing pain, swelling and lack of mobility? Osteoporosis is even more common than...